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Progress Report: Ohio Straight A Fund

By: Michael Harlow. In Jan. 2013, Ohio Governor John Kasich introduced the idea of a competitive grant challenge to infuse innovative practices into Ohio’s K-12 schools which became known as the Straight A Innovation Fund. These dollars have been used towards fostering better learning environments for students. He...

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Improving Student Engagement With Course Access

By: Neil Campbell. Course Access provides students with more control and autonomy over their learning and can help motivate and engage students by enabling them to select whatever courses they want, in the formats they prefer.

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Is it a Teaching Problem or a Design Problem?

When principals are evaluating teachers this year and when they don’t see the percentage of grade level proficiency they had hoped for, they should ask, “Is this a teaching problem or a design problem?”

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Teaching Online Across State Lines

Evergreen Education Group recently released Teaching Across State Lines, a report examining the growing issue faced by teachers who teach online in multiple states. The report concludes that the patchwork on alternative certification and reciprocity is inadequate to handle rapidly expanding full and part time online le...

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The 10 Jobs of School Information

There are at least 10 jobs for school information. With all of the stakeholders and uses of school information, it’s time to improve report cards, make them mobile, and surround them useful information.

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Literacy Design Collaborative

Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) is a national community of educators providing a teacher-designed and research-proven framework, online tools, and resources for creating literacy-rich assignments and courses across content areas.

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7 Ways State Policy Can Promote Competence

There are seven ways state policy can promote and accelerate the shift to next-generation competency based learning and improve outcomes.

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EdTech 10: Dog Days of Summer

Its been a jam packed summer as education news is heating up around the country. As store shelves slowly replace BBQ equipment and sunscreen with backpacks and school supplies we’re bringing you the top EdTech news of the week to cool you off.

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